Upstate Medical University

Upstate Research Centers & Institutes

The following are Upstate's Centers & Institutes that support, facilitate and promote the research mission of Upstate Medical University:

Basic and Translational Research Programs at Cancer Center
Cancer Center
Center for Environmental Health and Medicine
Center for Vision Research
Institute for Global Health & Translational Sciences
Nappi Longevity Institute
Sepsis Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC)

Major Research/Clinical Trial Areas:  Upstate boasts basic and clinical researchers with diverse expertise in neuroscience, molecular genetics, genomics, epigenetics, structural biology, infectious disease, and behavior disorders providing an opportunity to perform research in a wide range of areas and easily collaborate when expertise is needed.  Some of our major research areas include:


Cardiovascular Diseases

Cell and Developmental Biology

Developmental Neuroscience

Diabetes/Metabolic Disorders

Genetics/Molecular Diagnostics


Global Health

Infectious Diseases

Internal Medicine


Microbiology & Immunology

Neuroscience and Physiology

Nephrology/Kidney Disease


Ophthalmology & Vision Care

Orthopedic Surgery